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Pride & Ownership: A Firefighter's Love of the Job Hardcover – June 22, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-1593700782 ISBN-10: 1593700784

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 350 pages
  • Publisher: Fire Engineering Books & Videos (June 22, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593700784
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593700782
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #64,744 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Chief, City of Lewisville (TX) Fire Department

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Ordered this book as a requirement for class.
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You were called to this job or you're a mutt and need to work somewhere else.
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This is a great book and a must read for anyone in the fire service.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By E. Sorensen on August 5, 2006
Format: Hardcover
Finally, a "White Hat" who gets it...they are a rare breed. Chief Lasky's book illustrates why being a firefighter is the best career in the world. He is forward thinking, but established in a foundation of old school values which gives him direction. All this is found in his book. This is an easy read, but a very complex subject. If you are on the 'Job', this is a must read - over and over again. Fall in love with the job all over - and be proud of what you do!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By 8902 on March 11, 2010
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Outstanding book by Chief Lasky... gets to the heart of why we as firefighters do what we do. Serves as a reminder for the service as a whole to hold onto our core values which is what distinguishes our profession from so many others out there. An outstanding read, should be essential material on promotional reading lists if it isn't already!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By TimML on July 18, 2009
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Chief Lasky tells us what each of us was thinking. As a firefighter, we love what we do and why we do our job. This book is the kind of book you read through in a couple of days and learn from for a couple of lifetimes. Anyone who has a lackluster attitude needs to read this and realize that there is more to the service than just showing to work on time and going home when its your turn. Remembering that this is a family is the number one point that comes across in this book. Thanks Chief Lasky!
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Fire Horse on August 11, 2007
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If you are a Firefighter get this book. Or better yet attend one of Chief Lasky's seminars. If you are a Chief Officer get it, read it, and LIVE IT!
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the book held my interest from start to finish. it hit home on what the job is, and should be.
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By Ray Griffin on February 7, 2014
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If you are embarking on a career in the fire service you must read this book, if you are getting promoted to company officer - you must read this book, if you are a fire chief - you must read this book. Read it and when you feel yourself struggling to with the issue of moral, read it again. Reading this book (& if given the opportunity to hear Chief Lasky lecture - Do it) will rekindle the fire that sparked your career to begin with. One of my favorite books I have ever read.
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By CJL on January 14, 2014
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I bought this book for my Son-in-law, who is a Firemedic, Captain. He had it on his "gift list for his B-Day. He really loved it!
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By Janett Calland on January 3, 2014
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Nephew very happy to receive this as he is a firefighter for a large city in Ohio. He is looking foward to finding time to read this.
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